Many of the values given to the characters as well as many of their ideographic meanings are Semitic.
We may call it that of the ideographic as against the literal.
It is possible that ideographic and non-ideographic devices may enter art simultaneously.
This last form of writing is known as the symbolical or ideographic.
The relief is surmounted by two lines of ideographic inscription.
There is apparently no feature copied from nature or from ideographic art.
Architecture and sculpture had attained there a great perfection, as well as ideographic and iconomatic writing (see p. 140).
That the glyphs are ideographic, each representing in itself some complete thought or idea.
The ideographic form of writing the name likewise designates the spirits as 'the great chiefs.'
In the present paper I shall treat chiefly of the non ideographic, reserving the ideographic for a second paper.